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will go live for the latest details on that. >>> tragedy in indianapolis. a promising 13-year-old motorcycle racer loses his life. >> i am here at the ohio state university. we will talk about how ohio is hom to many key congressional districts. will it help the gop take back the house?  no oil has flowed into the gulf for weeks, but it's just the beginning of our work. i'm iris cross. bp has taken full responsibility for the clean up in the gulf and that includes keeping you informed. my job is to listen to the shrimpers and fishermen, hotel and restaurant workers and find ways to help. i was born in new orleans. my family still lives here. bp is gonna be here until the oil is gone and the people and businesses are back to normal... until we make this right. stay twice... earn a free night! two separate stays at comfort inn or any of these choice hotels can earn you a free night -- only when you book at choicehotels.com. ♪ [ male announcer ] we touch a lot of things throughout the day. so it's nice that clorox disinfecting products help kill the germs that can live on s
indianapolis. overall, what is the white house message here? >> reporter: it's interesting you should bring this up, alex. we learned the president will give a speech upon returning to washington. he's on here for another week in martha's vineyard. he'll go to new orleans to observe the fifth anniversary of hurricane katrina. then he'll give an address on the iraqi troop withdrawal. it was last week they went over the kuwait border ending the combat mission that officially ends august 31st. it falls on a tuesday. we don't know what day the president is going to be speaking. tuesday is a good guess. he spoke to the american disabled veterans convention in atlanta when he said the war of the combat mission would end as promised and as on schedule. we can expect the president to reinforce that. vice president biden will be in indianapolis tomorrow to speak to the vfw about the end of the combat mission in iraq. a lot of people are quick to point out there are 50,000 american troops left in iraq. they are capable or combat ready. by all accounts the level of violence sunk there somewhat not wit
-up lap at the indianapolis motor speedway, the youngest racer ever killed at that track. he fell after of bike and run over by another racer. he was considered a rising star in the sport. >>> did the rocket lie or misremember? now it's up to a federal court to decide alleging he lied to con grandsons when he said he never used performance enhancing substance ises. if convicted he could face up to 30 years in prison. >>> take a look at the masses that showed up on the lincoln memorial on saturday. beck wanted to focus on faith instead of politics. >> andal sharp thon staged a protest. >> they want to disgrace this date and we not giving them this date. this is our day and we ain't giving it away. >> the president and ceo of the national urban league is with us. do you think that the glen beck rally disgraced the day. >> what happens p? >> are you able to hear me? >> i lost sound. >> we're going take a break and get that re-established. we will be back with more here on msnbc ♪ [ male announcer ] we touch a lot of things throughout the day. so it's nice that clorox disinfecting product
think we have live pictures, he is before the veterans of foreign war convention. he is in indianapolis delivering a speech on iraq and afghanistan on national security policy and we will be monitoring that very closely as well. >> you thought you were covering a vacation but it looks like you are covering tropical storms. >> i can do it all. >> we appreciate it. the final american combat brigades have already left iraq. >> nbc news chief correspondent was able to bring us dramatic live pictures of that pull out as he road along with the final u.s. combat troops leaving that country. richard now back from kuwait. got back within a matter of hours ago. nice to see you. >> the government. the problem is the iraqi government i think the biggest problem is the political system created for iraq. there is not a lot of power consolidated in any one person. it was set up that way by design. it is a multiparty system. european parliamentary democracy that in pure democratic terms is more democratic than the united states but it -- there is not a lot of leadership there. a very weak system and th
in indianapolis, he talked about the future with iraq, now that the last american combat brigade has left the country. >> draws down our troops in iraq does not mean we are disengaging from iraq. in fact, quite the opposite is true. we're in the process in following on president bush's proposal for a long-term relationship. >> mike vick ker aa is travelin with the president. >> reporter: you know how much the president likes to golf, apparently even barack obama doesn't want to get out in this weather, out on the links. but he got out for some golf yesterday, but it was not near the gale that hits martha's vineyard today. once he returns from this ten-day interlude on martha's vineyard with his family, that's sunday, august 29, he will go directly to new orleans where he will observe the fifth anniversary of katrina, tuesday of next week is august 31st, and that is the deadline that president obama set forth as a candidate and as president and for withdrawal. last week when we saw those dramatic pictures of the last of that combat brigade heading over the border out of iraq, the president
when he makes that speech. meanwhile, vice president bizen will address it in indianapolis. alex. >> okay. what's been on tap for the president this vacation thus far? it seems low profile. >> reporter: low profile and out of sight of the press. we saw the president on his first full day here, i believe it was friday. he went to a bookstore where he got an advanced copy of "freedom." he was there with his daughter that is day. the first lady went out for ice cream with malia and sasha. a picnic on the south side of the island on the beach. no pictures, no press, no cameras. very low key. aids said the president is trying to recharge his battery. he's doing so out of sight. this morning, got a little rain here. it's not stopped the president. he's on the golf course. >> that makes a good time for coffee and reading the newspaper inside and watching msnbc. >> reporter: absolutely. >> see you, again, thank you. >>> the mystery of a missing vincent van gogh. poppy flous or vase with flowers was stolen yesterday. then apparently found. now, officials say it's still missing. what's up
the pastor and a xhurch member he was headed to indianapol indianapolis, but had no money. >> i visited with them about 30 minutes and he was, on some things you could tell he was telling the truth and other things not. by watching him, you could tell that he was not a very good person and later called and told ron that this guy is a bad guy and i wouldn't have him around your kids because he was there doing some work for the church. >> nbc news correspondent george lewis is live in cody, wyoming. george, any leads on these two now that they found the other escapee? >> well, now that tracy province is here in the jail behind me, they are concentrating on that other escapee and his female accomplice. they believe they have gone from the yellowstone area up into montana, perhaps somewhere around glacier national park and perhaps trying to get into canada. the u.s. marshal service says they have developed some information about this and they won't specify exactly what that information is, but, obviously, a major manhunt going on in wyoming and montana for this couple who describe themselve
in august, an engineering firm agreed to pay $52 million to survivors of the indianapolis bridge collapse. 13 people died, 145 more were injured. >>> the new facility overseeing the gulf oil claims takes over the 20 billion fund today, ken fienberg says the funds will be more generous than from any court. he says it makes more sense to settle than to sue. anyone who receives a settlement gives up the right to sue. >>> rectal cancer has grown by nearly 4% a year among the under 40 crowd, but scientists have yet to figure out why. new gift card rules go into effect today, from now on any new gift cards won't expire from the last date of purchase or from the last day money was added to the car. an inactivity charge may be used if the card hasn't been used in at least a year. >>> of course the ongoing finding does have a high cost, five more americans died in just the past two days. the pentagon is spending $100 million each on three air bases. >>> nbc's jim miklaszewski joins me now live from the pentagon. do these expanded air bases signal some sort of long-term state for those in afghanist
around indianapolis, also phoenix is under a heat warning. temperatures, how hot will it be? plenty hot, steamy, 102 from little rock to oklahoma all through the northern portions of texas, including dallas. and by the way, this will be the 14th 100-degree day this month every single day in dallas. the rest of the country, the west coast is looking warm. seattle, 92, and as we even go into tomorrow, alex, the pacific northwest, their first warm air of the season. so enjoy it. >> bill karins, thank you for that. >>> well, msnbc is the place for politics. but before we get to that, for weather forecasts go to weather.com. i'm always jumping the gun. >>> today, bill clinton will campaign for a florida senate candidate who is in a fight for his political life. congressman kendrick meek is facing a challenge from jeff greene who is financing his campaign. house speaker nancy pelosi is also getting in the game recording a brand new call on behalf of meek. >> president clinton, president obama, and i are supporting kendrick meek for u.s. senate. i strongly urge you to vote for kendrick meek be
that speech. meanwhile, vice president biden appears tomorrow in indianapolis to speaks to the vfw. also on iraq. and also this morning, alex, 50,000 troops still left in iraq. u.s. troops. they are not going to be called combat troops but they are combat ready. today the leader of american forces there, lieutenant general ray odierno, says he cannot see a scenario in which they engaged in combat unless he says, quote, a complete failure on the part of the iraqi forces there to force u.s. troops to become involved once again. >> how is the weather holding for the president? wasn't he out playing golf earlier? >> yeah. we understand that he's still playing golf. it's windy. we've had a little off and on rain. not a deluge yet. we expect to see that weather you're experiencing on the east coast and in new york to creep up this way. the president, he's something of a die hard when it comes to golf. this is his second round since getting here on thursday afternoon. >> hope he has a good game. thanks so much, mike viqueira. >>> this morning iran's president is calling it the ambassador of de
figuratively that mission accomplished sign and joe biden just finishing up his speech in indianapolis giving that typical joe biden regular guy from scranton, pennsylvania, style talking to veterans of foreign wars talking about the political situation in iraq. he heard them talk about the remaining u.s. troops. they have had difficulty there. somewhat of a situation this disarray as far as iraqi politics and ability to form a coalition government is concerned. he says they're heading down the right path. he says the dutch have taken longer to form a government. it's difficult in iraq. had they never had a situation like this before. and about those 50,000 troops finally the commander of american forces on the air yesterday saying technically u.s. troops could remain past the 2012 deadline when all u.s. troops are supposed to be out but as far as 50,000 that remain after the combat troops have come out, only a complete failure by iraqi security forces would force u.s. troops to go back into that combat role. >> mike, good to see you. thank you. so my big question today on the deadline, why e
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